Matt Yglesias has an excellent post discussing Ibram X. Kendi's attempt to redefine the term 'racism' from personal animosity against another racial group to advocacy of policies that widen the gap between two racial groups: When the book was first published in 2019, that’s not how it was received. Kelefa Sanneh’s excellent review in the New Yorker heads straight for what I think is the core weirdness of Kendi’s ideas. If we accept the definition that a racist is a person who...